University of Bridgeport (UB)

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University of Bridgeport can be found in Bridgeport, CT, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. UB has an enrollment of over 5,400 students.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this college. Scores in the range of 1240 (25th percentile) - 1510 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and between 18 (25th percentile) - 22 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is common among applicants admitted to UB. We were able to estimate the University of Bridgeport (UB) average GPA (2.89 - 3.14) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 64% of all those who apply are admitted to University of Bridgeport, from which 16 percent choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall University of Bridgeport (UB) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for University of Bridgeport was reported as 63.9% in Fall 2013 with over 5,250 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • UB SAT Scores: 1240 - 1510
  • UB ACT Scores: 18 - 22
  • UB Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.14

How Hard Is It to Get into University of Bridgeport?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of University of Bridgeport is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for University of Bridgeport has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 55.2%
  • 2010-2011: 57.5%
  • 2011-2012: 56.7%
  • 2012-2013: 63.5%
  • 2013-2014: 63.9%
  • Projected UB Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 61.2%

How Does University of Bridgeport (UB) Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of Bridgeport is fifteen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Fairfield University71.2%
Albertus Magnus College68.2%
University of Connecticut-Stamford41.1%
SUNY at Purchase College33.2%
University of Connecticut-Tri-Campus42.1%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to University of Bridgeport (UB) (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading410 - 500
Math420 - 510
Writing410 - 500
Total Score1240 - 1510
ACT®Score Range
English16 - 21
Math17 - 22
Composite Score18 - 22
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